COVID-19 Guidance/Recommendations for Vermont Schools
As of midnight on June 15, 2021, the Vermont's state of emergency related to COVID-19 has ended. All Agency of Education Guidance issued under the authority of the Governor's emergency order has been rescinded as of the same date.
With the rescission of mandatory COVID-19 guidance, what you will now find on this page are recommendations and best practices, informational memos, and regulatory guidance documents related to federal funding programs aimed at COVID-19 recovery. Please see our Education Recovery page to access related guidance and resources.
You can continue to find recommendations related to health and safety in Vermont schools on the Health Department's PreK-12 Schools website, including their recommendation that unvaccinated people wear masks when inside throughout the summer in schools, child care and summer camps.
Vermont Career Techincal Education Recovery Plan Template (Word Document) PDF Version (5/6/21)
Guidance: Education Recovery No. 1 (2/26/21)
A Strong and Healthy Year
Instructional Operations for Fall 2021 (5/28/21)
COVID-19 Federal Emergency Funds - Overview information, updates, applications, reporting and deadlines for the CARES Act (GEER, CRF and ESSER), CRRSA (ESSER II, GEER II, GEER EANS and Child Nutrition) and FEMA.
Agency of Education COVID-19-Related Financial Guidance (updated 5/27/21)
FEMA Eligibility Guidance (5/11/21)
Memo: ESSER II Application for SU/SDs (3/22/21)
ESSER II Fiscal Guidance (3/22/21)
Memo: American Rescue Plan Act Overview (3/22/21)
Federal Education Funding Planning Guidance (Updated 3/22/21)
Equitable Services to Independent Schools Under ESSER: FAQ (Updated 12/1/20)
School Nutrition Operations and P-EBT
Frequently Asked Questions about Pandemic EBT 2020-21 School Year (co-issued with DCF 1/28/21)